05 Feb 2016

ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly today advised the community to be aware of an outbreak of salmonella gastroenteritis in Victoria

04 Feb 2016

The importance of cancer screening, early detection and adopting a healthier lifestyle has been highlighted on World Cancer Day.

03 Feb 2016

ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly today alerted the community that Death Cap mushrooms have been found in several locations in the ACT due to the recent wet weather.

02 Feb 2016

Productivity Commission Report shows the ACT is performing well above national standards in delivering mental health services.

28 August 2015

The numbers of influenza cases reported to ACT Health indicate increased influenza activity in the month of August, consistent with expected seasonal patterns and national trends.

04 May 2015

A free vaccination against Pertussis (whooping cough) is now available to all pregnant women during their third trimester.

10 April 2015

ACT Health ACT Acting Chief Health Officer Dr Andrew Pengilley this morning said the first Ebola test conducted on a female patient at Canberra Hospital has returned a negative result.

08 October 2014

Acting ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Andrew Pengilley has alerted Canberrans to be aware of measles symptoms after a case was notified to ACT Health on Friday 22 August 2014.